About Gustavus


Let's have a look around into background of Gustavus
  • County: Skagway Hoonah Angoon Census Area
  • State: Alaska
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 58.4133333
  • Longitude: -135.7369444
  • Time zone: Alaska Standard Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -8 hours

Weather in Gustavus

  • Climate: Continental Subarctic Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: Mid-May to September

Location

Gustavus is a second-class city in Hoonah-Angoon Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. The population was 429 at the 2000 census and 442 as of the 2010 census.

Distance from Gustavus center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Gustavus Airport (GST / PAGS).

  • Driving Distance: 2 miles / 3 km
  • Driving Time: 4 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Gustavus Airport
  • Water: Ferry and Water Taxi

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender: 10 - 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

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Emergency Contact Numbers in Gustavus city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Airport: +1 907-697-2251 (Gustavus Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 907-796-8900 (Bartlett Regional Hospital)

Events

  • The Great Gustavus Wild Animal Festival
  • Gustavus Peace March
  • Halloween Carnival and Costume Party

Tourist Attractions

  • Glacier Bay National Park Visitor Information Station
  • Glacier Bay Lodge Visitor Center
  • Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Theatre & Concerts

  • Glacier Cinemas

Visit Top Restaurants in Gustavus

  • Clove Hitch Cafe
  • Excursion Restaurant at the Bear Track Inn

Top Shopping Centers in Gustavus

  • Community Chest
  • ToshCo
  • Sunnyside Market and Deli

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Fireweed Gallery, Coffee and Tea House

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Donuts – Glacier Bay Country Inn Restaurant
  • Seafood Chowder – Glacier Bay Lodge Restaurant
  • Salad – Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Taxi: $ 3.40 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 2,262.50
  • Cheap meal: $ 15.00
  • Gasoline: $ 0.75 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 80.00

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Modes of transport

Airport: North Central West Virginia Airport 
Rail: MountainRail.
Road: Bus: Greyhound Bus Lines.
 

Airport

The nearest major airport is North Central West Virginia Airport (CKB / KCKB). This airport has domestic flights from Bridgeport, West Virginia. Another major airport is Morgantown Municipal Airport (MGW / KMGW), which has domestic flights from Morgantown, West Virginia.
Driving Distance: 62 miles / 100 km
Driving Time: 67 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.
 

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
For Hotels:
Room Service: $5 Minimum
Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
Concierge: Between $5 - $25
Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  
 

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